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Alice hotel on Covid stand-by for $18.4m

By JULIUS DENNIS The cost of the Mercure Hotel quarantine facility, now empty but on stand-by, is $18.4m. It is providing a “quarantine bed capacity” in...

Hotels to get “surge capacity” after COVID fiasco

UPDATE 4.30pm: Greater Adelaide to be revoked as a hotspot tomorrow. Those undertaking quarantine will be able to exit. By ERWIN CHLANDA Alice Springs has 1400...

COVID: Opposition in Government’s footsteps

By ERWIN CHLANDA The Gunner Government's sole claim to fame, to have protected the NT from the ravages of COVID-18, which showed little sign of...

Quarantine facility ‘ticking timebomb’

By ERWIN CHLANDA A man who was in compulsory quarantine in the Top End’s Howard Springs COVID-19 facility says he observed first-hand breaches of numerous...

COVID staff fail to apply hunger strikers health protocols used in prisons

By ERWIN CHLANDA NT government COVID personnel are in breach of standard Correctional Services protocols for dealing with people going on a hunger strike which...

COVID waste a danger for school kids: quarantined hunger striker

By ERWIN CHLANDA Hunger striker Braedon Earley, who is detained in the Howard Springs COVID quarantine station, says rubbish he has seen around what amounts...

“No comment” about man on hunger strike in quarantine

ABOVE: Food which hunger striker Braedon Earley left outside his quarantine room. By ERWIN CHLANDA “We won’t be commenting on individuals in the quarantine facilities.” That is...

Air travellers: Who controls pandemic rules?

UPDATE August 4, 9.13am: The source for this report is Darwin businessman and former 1Territory Party president, Braedon Earley (at left). This morning he went...

Some students start Term 3 in quarantine

Students who have travelled from interstate who are required to quarantine will be supported by their school to engage in remote learning from the start of the term, according to a media release from Minister for Education, Selena Uibo.

Heading into the Territory again

More than 1000 people crossed into the NT from South Australia at Kulgera, according to a police media release. The total at all borders was 2500.PHOTO: Caravanners heading north across the railway overpass this afternoon, with the West MacDonnells on the horizon.

 

UPDATE July 19: 730 more arrivals by road from South Australia in the 24 hours till 5am Sunday.

 

UPDATE July 20: Total now about 5000.

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